Teachable Moments in Spanish

It has been said that play is child’s work. Do you agree? I do. Vygotsky’s famous statement emphasizes this: “Play creates a zone of proximal development of the child. In play a child always behaves ...

Sick Day Tea Party

“But we were all ready to go and…now…we’re doomed!” ~my daughter’s response when I told her Mama was sick. There’s just something about January and February that guarantees them. Sick day...

Kinesthetic/Tactile Learners

Daughter #2 is a highly tactile learner just like her father. She learns best when there are things to touch and feel, when she can move her body (she is also a musical learner but that is for anothe...

I am a Planner!

This year I took the plunged and “officially” started homeschooling my preschooler and my kindergartener. I planned to start in August but then we ended up having to move at the beginning of the mont...